Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations, 56737-56738 [E8-22951]

Download as PDF 56737 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 190 / Tuesday, September 30, 2008 / Rules and Regulations Community No. State and location Bell Gardens, City of, Angeles County 060101 Calexico, City of, Imperial County ......... 060067 El Segundo, City of, Los Angeles County. Imperial County, Unincorporated Areas 060118 060065 La Mirada, City of, Los Angeles County 060131 Maricopa, City of, Kern County ............. 060079 Napa County, Unincorporated Areas .... 060205 Redondo Beach, City of, Los Angeles County. Santa Monica, City of, Los Angeles County. 060150 060159 Region X Idaho: Kellogg, City of, Shoshone County. Mullan, City of, Shoshone County ......... 160131 160115 Shoshone County, Unincorporated Areas. Twin Falls, City of, Twin Falls County ... 160114 160120 Twin Falls County, Unincorporated Areas. Wallace, City of, Shoshone County ...... 160231 160118 Date certain Federal assistance no longer available in SFHAs Effective date authorization/cancellation of sale of flood insurance in community Current effective map date September 27, 1991, Emerg; September 27, 1991, Reg; September 26, 2008, Susp. August 4, 1978, Emerg; January 20, 1982, Reg; September 26, 2008, Susp. February 21, 1975, Emerg; May 25, 1978, Reg; September 26, 2008, Susp. October 14, 1975, Emerg; March 15, 1984, Reg; September 26, 2008, Susp. August 7, 1975, Emerg; July 2, 1980, Reg; September 26, 2008, Susp. February 13, 1976, Emerg; September 24, 1984, Reg; September 26, 2008, Susp. January 29, 1971, Emerg; February 1, 1980, Reg; September 26, 2008, Susp. April 22, 1975, Emerg; September 15, 1983, Reg; September 26, 2008, Susp. September 8, 1975, Emerg; April 30, 1982, Reg; September 26, 2008, Susp. ......do ............... Do. ......do ............... Do. ......do ............... Do. ......do ............... 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[FR Doc. E8–22953 Filed 9–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–12–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency 44 CFR Part 65 [Docket No. FEMA–B–1008] Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations ebenthall on PROD1PC60 with RULES SUMMARY: This interim rule lists communities where modification of the Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) is appropriate because of new scientific or technical data. New 13:34 Sep 29, 2008 These modified BFEs are currently in effect on the dates listed in the table below and revise the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) in effect prior to this determination for the listed communities. From the date of the second publication of these changes in a newspaper of local circulation, any person has ninety (90) days in which to request through the community that the Mitigation Assistant Administrator of FEMA reconsider the changes. The modified BFEs may be changed during the 90-day period. DATES: The modified BFEs for each community are available for inspection at the office of the Chief Executive Officer of each community. The respective addresses are listed in the table below. ADDRESSES: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Interim rule. AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 flood insurance premium rates will be calculated from the modified BFEs for new buildings and their contents. Jkt 214001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William R. Blanton, Jr., Engineering Management Branch, Mitigation Directorate, Federal Emergency PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–3151. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The modified BFEs are not listed for each community in this interim rule. However, the address of the Chief Executive Officer of the community where the modified BFE determinations are available for inspection is provided. Any request for reconsideration must be based on knowledge of changed conditions or new scientific or technical data. The modifications are made pursuant to section 201 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4105, and are in accordance with the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, 42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq., and with 44 CFR part 65. For rating purposes, the currently effective community number is shown and must be used for all new policies and renewals. The modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that the community is required to either adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or to remain qualified for participation in E:\FR\FM\30SER1.SGM 30SER1 56738 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 190 / Tuesday, September 30, 2008 / Rules and Regulations the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). These modified BFEs, together with the floodplain management criteria required by 44 CFR 60.3, are the minimum that are required. They should not be construed to mean that the community must change any existing ordinances that are more stringent in their floodplain management requirements. The community may at any time enact stricter requirements of its own, or pursuant to policies established by the other Federal, State, or regional entities. The changes BFEs are in accordance with 44 CFR 65.4. National Environmental Policy Act. This interim rule is categorically excluded from the requirements of 44 CFR part 10, Environmental Colorado: El Paso ... Iowa: Dallas ............. Oklahoma: Tulsa ..... Texas: Brazos .............. Brazos .............. Guadalupe ........ Palo Pinto and Parker. Virginia: Roanoke .... Accordingly, 44 CFR part 65 is amended to read as follows: ■ PART 65—[AMENDED] 1. The authority citation for part 65 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq.; Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1978, 3 CFR, 1978 Comp., p. 329; E.O. 12127, 44 FR 19367, 3 CFR, 1979 Comp., p. 376. § 65.4 [Amended] 2. The tables published under the authority of § 65.4 are amended as follows: ■ Chief executive officer of community Effective date of modification Unincorporated areas of San Diego County (08– 09–0782P). City of Colorado Springs (07–08– 0958P). City of Granger (08– 07–0907P). August 18, 2008; August 25, 2008; San Diego Union-Tribune. The Honorable Greg Cox, Chairman, San Diego County Board of Supervisors, 1600 Pacific Highway, Room 335, San Diego, CA 92101. The Honorable Lionel Rivera, Mayor, City of Colorado Springs, P.O. Box 1575, Colorado Springs, CO 80901. The Honorable James Doyle, Mayor, City of Granger, 1906 Main Street, Granger, IA 50109. The Honorable Kathryn L. Taylor, Mayor, City of Tulsa, 200 Civic Center, Tulsa, OK 74103. December 23, 2008 ........ 060284 August 15, 2008 ............. 080060 July 31, 2008 .................. 190104 July 17, 2008 .................. 405381 The Honorable D. Mark Conlee, Mayor, City of Bryan, 300 South Texas Avenue, Bryan, TX 77803. The Honorable Ben White, Mayor, City of College Station, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, TX 77840. The Honorable Jennifer Hartman, Mayor, City of Cibolo, P.O. Box 826, Cibolo, TX 78108–0826. The Honorable Clarence Holliman, Mayor, City of Mineral Wells, 115 Southwest First Street, Mineral Wells, TX 76067. The Honorable Richard Flora, Chairman, Roanoke County Board of Supervisors, P.O. Box 29800, Roanoke, VA 24018. July 25, 2008 .................. 480082 December 5, 2008 .......... 480083 December 26, 2008 ........ 480267 January 7, 2009 ............. 480517 December 22, 2008 ........ 510190 City of Tulsa (08– 06–1865P). City of Bryan (08– 06–0692P). City of College Station (08–06– 1882P). City of Cibolo (08– 06–0784P). City of Mineral Wells (08–06–2504P). Unincorporated areas of Roanoke County (08–03– 0782P). September 2, 2008; September 9, 2008; The Gazette. August 21, 2008; August 28, 2008; Northeast Dallas Record. July 31, 2008; August 7, 2008; Tulsa World. August 7, 2008; August 14, 2008; Bryan College Station Eagle. July 31, 2008; August 7, 2008; Bryan College Station Eagle. August 20, 2008; August 27, 2008; Seguin Gazette-Enterprise. September 2, 2008; September 9, 2008; Mineral Wells Index. August 15, 2008; August 22, 2008; The Roanoke Times. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Dated: September 19, 2008. Michael K. Buckley, Acting Assistant Administrator, Mitigation Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. E8–22951 Filed 9–29–08; 8:45 am] Maritime Administration BILLING CODE 9110–12–P ebenthall on PROD1PC60 with RULES Flood insurance, Floodplains, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements. Date and name of newspaper where notice was published (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ‘‘Flood Insurance.’’) 13:34 Sep 29, 2008 [Docket No. MARAD–2008–0075] RIN 2133–AB71 DATES: 46 CFR Part 390 Effective Date: This final rule is effective September 30, 2008. Capital Construction Fund Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: Jkt 214001 Community No. and Security Act of 2007 and amend the definition of a ‘‘qualified vessel’’ under the Capital Construction Fund. This rule is final because its underlying statutes leave no discretion; therefore, a notice of proposed rulemaking is not required. SUMMARY: The Maritime Administration is issuing this final rule to implement provisions of the Energy Independence VerDate Aug<31>2005 List of Subjects in 44 CFR Part 65 Location and case No. State and county California: San Diego. Consideration. An environmental impact assessment has not been prepared. Regulatory Flexibility Act. As flood elevation determinations are not within the scope of the Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 U.S.C. 601–612, a regulatory flexibility analysis is not required. Regulatory Classification. This interim rule is not a significant regulatory action under the criteria of section 3(f) of Executive Order 12866 of September 30, 1993, Regulatory Planning and Review, 58 FR 51735. Executive Order 13132, Federalism. This interim rule involves no policies that have federalism implications under Executive Order 13132, Federalism. Executive Order 12988, Civil Justice Reform. This interim rule meets the applicable standards of Executive Order 12988. PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Murray Bloom, Chief, Division of Maritime Programs, Maritime Administration at 202–366–5320, via email at Murray.Bloom@dot.gov, or by writing to Murray Bloom, Office of the Chief Counsel, Maritime Administration, MAR–222, 1200 New E:\FR\FM\30SER1.SGM 30SER1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 190 (Tuesday, September 30, 2008)]
[Rules and Regulations]
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[FR Doc No: E8-22951]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

44 CFR Part 65

[Docket No. FEMA-B-1008]


Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Interim rule.

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SUMMARY: This interim rule lists communities where modification of the 
Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) is appropriate because 
of new scientific or technical data. New flood insurance premium rates 
will be calculated from the modified BFEs for new buildings and their 
contents.

DATES: These modified BFEs are currently in effect on the dates listed 
in the table below and revise the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) in 
effect prior to this determination for the listed communities.
    From the date of the second publication of these changes in a 
newspaper of local circulation, any person has ninety (90) days in 
which to request through the community that the Mitigation Assistant 
Administrator of FEMA reconsider the changes. The modified BFEs may be 
changed during the 90-day period.

ADDRESSES: The modified BFEs for each community are available for 
inspection at the office of the Chief Executive Officer of each 
community. The respective addresses are listed in the table below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William R. Blanton, Jr., Engineering 
Management Branch, Mitigation Directorate, Federal Emergency Management 
Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-3151.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The modified BFEs are not listed for each 
community in this interim rule. However, the address of the Chief 
Executive Officer of the community where the modified BFE 
determinations are available for inspection is provided.
    Any request for reconsideration must be based on knowledge of 
changed conditions or new scientific or technical data.
    The modifications are made pursuant to section 201 of the Flood 
Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4105, and are in accordance 
with the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, 42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq., 
and with 44 CFR part 65.
    For rating purposes, the currently effective community number is 
shown and must be used for all new policies and renewals.
    The modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management 
measures that the community is required to either adopt or to show 
evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or to remain 
qualified for participation in

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the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
    These modified BFEs, together with the floodplain management 
criteria required by 44 CFR 60.3, are the minimum that are required. 
They should not be construed to mean that the community must change any 
existing ordinances that are more stringent in their floodplain 
management requirements. The community may at any time enact stricter 
requirements of its own, or pursuant to policies established by the 
other Federal, State, or regional entities. The changes BFEs are in 
accordance with 44 CFR 65.4.
    National Environmental Policy Act. This interim rule is 
categorically excluded from the requirements of 44 CFR part 10, 
Environmental Consideration. An environmental impact assessment has not 
been prepared.
    Regulatory Flexibility Act. As flood elevation determinations are 
not within the scope of the Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 U.S.C. 601-
612, a regulatory flexibility analysis is not required.
    Regulatory Classification. This interim rule is not a significant 
regulatory action under the criteria of section 3(f) of Executive Order 
12866 of September 30, 1993, Regulatory Planning and Review, 58 FR 
51735.
    Executive Order 13132, Federalism. This interim rule involves no 
policies that have federalism implications under Executive Order 13132, 
Federalism.
    Executive Order 12988, Civil Justice Reform. This interim rule 
meets the applicable standards of Executive Order 12988.

List of Subjects in 44 CFR Part 65

    Flood insurance, Floodplains, Reporting and recordkeeping 
requirements.


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Accordingly, 44 CFR part 65 is amended to read as follows:

PART 65--[AMENDED]

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1. The authority citation for part 65 continues to read as follows:

    Authority: 42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq.; Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 
1978, 3 CFR, 1978 Comp., p. 329; E.O. 12127, 44 FR 19367, 3 CFR, 
1979 Comp., p. 376.


Sec.  65.4  [Amended]

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2. The tables published under the authority of Sec.  65.4 are amended 
as follows:

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                                                             Date and name of
         State and county             Location and  case     newspaper  where     Chief executive officer   Effective date of  modification   Community
                                             No.           notice was published         of community                                             No.
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California: San Diego.............  Unincorporated areas   August 18, 2008;      The Honorable Greg Cox,    December 23, 2008..............       060284
                                     of San Diego County    August 25, 2008;      Chairman, San Diego
                                     (08-09-0782P).         San Diego Union-      County Board of
                                                            Tribune.              Supervisors, 1600
                                                                                  Pacific Highway, Room
                                                                                  335, San Diego, CA 92101.
Colorado: El Paso.................  City of Colorado       September 2, 2008;    The Honorable Lionel       August 15, 2008................       080060
                                     Springs (07-08-        September 9, 2008;    Rivera, Mayor, City of
                                     0958P).                The Gazette.          Colorado Springs, P.O.
                                                                                  Box 1575, Colorado
                                                                                  Springs, CO 80901.
Iowa: Dallas......................  City of Granger (08-   August 21, 2008;      The Honorable James        July 31, 2008..................       190104
                                     07-0907P).             August 28, 2008;      Doyle, Mayor, City of
                                                            Northeast Dallas      Granger, 1906 Main
                                                            Record.               Street, Granger, IA
                                                                                  50109.
Oklahoma: Tulsa...................  City of Tulsa (08-06-  July 31, 2008;        The Honorable Kathryn L.   July 17, 2008..................       405381
                                     1865P).                August 7, 2008;       Taylor, Mayor, City of
                                                            Tulsa World.          Tulsa, 200 Civic Center,
                                                                                  Tulsa, OK 74103.
Texas:
    Brazos........................  City of Bryan (08-06-  August 7, 2008;       The Honorable D. Mark      July 25, 2008..................       480082
                                     0692P).                August 14, 2008;      Conlee, Mayor, City of
                                                            Bryan College         Bryan, 300 South Texas
                                                            Station Eagle.        Avenue, Bryan, TX 77803.
    Brazos........................  City of College        July 31, 2008;        The Honorable Ben White,   December 5, 2008...............       480083
                                     Station (08-06-        August 7, 2008;       Mayor, City of College
                                     1882P).                Bryan College         Station, 1101 Texas
                                                            Station Eagle.        Avenue, College Station,
                                                                                  TX 77840.
    Guadalupe.....................  City of Cibolo (08-06- August 20, 2008;      The Honorable Jennifer     December 26, 2008..............       480267
                                     0784P).                August 27, 2008;      Hartman, Mayor, City of
                                                            Seguin Gazette-       Cibolo, P.O. Box 826,
                                                            Enterprise.           Cibolo, TX 78108-0826.
    Palo Pinto and Parker.........  City of Mineral Wells  September 2, 2008;    The Honorable Clarence     January 7, 2009................       480517
                                     (08-06-2504P).         September 9, 2008;    Holliman, Mayor, City of
                                                            Mineral Wells Index.  Mineral Wells, 115
                                                                                  Southwest First Street,
                                                                                  Mineral Wells, TX 76067.
Virginia: Roanoke.................  Unincorporated areas   August 15, 2008;      The Honorable Richard      December 22, 2008..............       510190
                                     of Roanoke County      August 22, 2008;      Flora, Chairman, Roanoke
                                     (08-03-0782P).         The Roanoke Times.    County Board of
                                                                                  Supervisors, P.O. Box
                                                                                  29800, Roanoke, VA 24018.
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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ``Flood 
Insurance.'')

    Dated: September 19, 2008.
Michael K. Buckley,
Acting Assistant Administrator, Mitigation Directorate, Department of 
Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. E8-22951 Filed 9-29-08; 8:45 am]
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